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has the latest on the game that's about to go underway. >> reporter: cal is playing 50 miles away from home, but with all the blue and gold in here, in less than two hours, number cal will be taking on syracuse. cal beat montana 81-34 on thursday. fans say they will be rooting for cal, of course, but most predict it will be a very close gam game. >> it's amazing. it's so good we got the good draw, got to be local here, playing a great syracuse team today. should be exciting. >> cal will take it down against syracuse. syracuse is the better team. >> are you guys cal fans? >> absolutely. >> do you have the bears on your bracket? >> of course, any good cal fan has them going to the sweet 16. i had them working right through. i figured it's a gimme. >> reporter: right now the oregon ducks are playing against st. louis, then cal and syracuse will take the court at 6:40 this evening. live in san jose, kimberly tere, nbc bay area news. >> still to come at 5:00, a first in the history of the catholic church, and what the former pope promised pope francis. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% elec
advantage was not enough for the cal bears. a the love fans still walked away smiling. we'll have a live report. >>> plus the bay area was more than a little late for earth hour tonight. we'll tell you why. >>> come on. you can do it. >> we'll introduce you to the florida dheept tackled an alligator getting too close to comfort to a movie school. >>> and after temperatures today climbed back into the 70s, we are tracking dry conditions. so therefore that allergy forecast remains high and uncomfortable. good news is there is rain in the forecast. we'll show you that coming up a little later. >>> tonight at hp pavilion, the third round of the ncaa tournament for bay area basketball fans, the feature attraction, pitted the cal bears against the syracuse orange. nbc bay area kimberly teri is live. here's the question. did the blue and gold leave the orange black and blue? >> reporter: unfortunately for cal fans, no, the bears couldn't get the upper hand in this game. and their season came to an end tonight. cal fans predicted it would be a tight game but they were still hoping for a win. >>
for the thousands of fans in hp pavilion, but for the cal basketball team. the golden bears kick off a big upset. >> best night ever. >> that about sums it up. take a look. all of the blue and gold inside the arena. the game came down in the final seconds. and in the end, 12th seeded cal beats fifth seed unlv. >> so glad we were able to be in the tournament. the last two minutes, which were the most excruciating minutes ever. >> top team, though. >> we'll take it. >> cal advances to the second round on saturday. round one is over, now comes the real hard part, round two. . >> reporter: yeah, the fans are happy. a lot of good fist pumping in san jose. yeah, the magic has arrived. they got to play a team they almost beat earlier this season. and they got to do it 45 miles from campus. here's the highlights of that one. second half, allen crab missing. no big deal. his buddy, robert thurman following with a dunk. unlv had a chance. down three, under two seconds left. a full-court pass, intercepted. cal. cinderella, perhaps, 64-61. >> well, we're thrilled. obviously. i think that kids really had a p
, cal tips off against syracuse in 18 minutes. a trip to the sweet 16 is on the line. tim lincecum is looking to find his groove this spring. the a's are giving him plenty to think about. spring training highlights are next. >>> 6:40 is when the cal men's basketball team is set to tip off against syracuse. they have to get by the number 4 seed to reach the sweet 16 for the first time since 1997. scott reiss is down at the pavilion. what is the key to upsetting the orange tonight? >> you have two teams from good conferences and two historically good coaches. mike montgomery and jim bayheim have combined for over 1,700 victories which is the moment for two competing coaches in an ncaa tournament game. but regardless of pedigree the players have to execute and cal needs a big game from allen crabbe. >> i have grown over the years. people who know me as a shooter, you know, this year, i just tried to be more of a complete player and tried to put the ball on the floor more and get to the free throw line more. try to rebound more. and yeah. i guess i can say i'm trying to, you know, tryi
their support for a number 12 seed, cal bears, who later this afternoon will take on the number five seed, unlv. both teams practicing yesterday during a session that was free and open to the public. cal is seeking redemption to make up for a poor showing during last year's ncaa tourney when they were taken out early on. even coach montgomery speaking to us yesterday admitted that they were not mentally prepared at the time. this game against unlv is also significant because it is a rematch for both teams. the last time cal played the rebels was in december. cal lost by one point. there's a lot of pressure to answer that loss. and speaking to fans this morning, cal fans are hoping for a little payback. >> i was at that game. luck, that was all luck. they went on a good run at the end of the game. cal should have had it. cal was actually off that game, too. >> reporter: what do you think of the vibe today? >> today, this is like a home game for them. they'll have the crowd and i think they'll be ready. >> hope it's just as close a game, except i hope we win this time. >> reporter: you take a loo
. cal as a 12 seed gets to play 45 miles from campus which makes the prospect of upsetting unlv less daunting. it's also great for the fans who can see the game in person. just a glorious situation all of the way around. >> we were surprised we get to stay so close to home. hopefully we can get a good fan base out there and get good krou crowds out there to be behind us and cheer us on. it's a good situation for us. >> they are excited. it's a close to home game. i expect a lot of students. a lot of alumni and a lot of blue and gold out there. i'm happy. hopefully, you know, they'll support us on this run and we'll see what happens. >> getting to stay close to home and same for unlv. it makes so much sense to me to have your people, your fans, your people that followed you all year long to be able to be involved with the game and that makes it more fun for everybody. >> we'll have much more on the cal men's and women's teams. those brackets out today as well. that coming up in the 6:00 hour. guys? >> okay. thank you. great news for the cal basketball team. in addition to cal and unlv
, when number 12 seed, cal, will take on number 5 seed, unlv. both teams seen yesterday during the practice. this will be a rematch for both teams. cal having lost to the rebels in december by one point. it will also be an tuntd for cal to redeem themselves from last year's poor showing in the ncaa tournament. coach montgomery says they were not mentally prepared for it. bars in san jose are ready for back to basketball fans. we know of one that will be opening bright and early at 9:00 this morning. >> it will be wall to walk. looking at past years, we anticipate doing a couple more thousand people every day for the next four days in a row. >>> you can take a look off your screen and get an idea of the four games that will be taking place today. the first is at 11:10, new mexico state versus st. louis. oregon versus oklahoma state. tip-off for cal versus unlv. montana and syracuse surrounding with a game around 7:00 this evening. the winner of those games, those four teams, will play on saturday. those two winners will head off to the sweet 16. tickets are still available for t
in a matter of minutes. unlv. both teams seen here practicing. this will be a rematch, cal having lost to the rebels back in december by just one point. also, an opportunity for cal to redeem themselves from last year's poor showing in the ncaa tourney. >> i think everybody was aware we were not prepared mentally. they were dispointed. we played the conference championship and, granted, we didn't win it. we were right there for the conference championship. mentally, we were not prepared for that. >> we are still conscious of what that feeling felt like last year. that's not a good way to go out. we are very conscious of going out there, putting out our best effort and being motivated to keep one another. play every game like it is our last. >> first game at hp pavilion this morning, 11:10, mu mexico versus st. louis, 1:40, oregon versus oklahoma state. cal and unlv at 4:27. montana and syracuse rounding off the final four here at the hp pavilion. that tip-off is around are 6:57 tonight. the winners of today's game, the four teams will play on saturday. those two winners are the ones th
occasions. cal and oregon with bay area fans. >> we're big basketball fans. i'm a cal alumni, too. so the two together is really cool. >> i drove down here with three of my buddies. woke up this morning, booked it down to san jose. >> reporter: and then there's the team from st. louis. the question that everyone wants to know, what is a billicka? >> i don't even know what it is, to be honest. >> reporter: it's actually an elf-like character made up by an art teacher in st. louis in the early 1900s, and originally sold as a charm doll. we all know golden bears are real and they've been in the ncaa tournament 18 times. and won one national championship in three final four appearances. that came in 1959. cal fans this time around aren't necessarily expecting a title, just a good showing. >> they're a good team. they deserve to be here. they fought real hard all year. and i think they could have a good chance to go up the ladder. >> reporter: all right. so here's what we do no. the billickans will take on the oregon ducks saturday. sad news on the road. last-second shot to try to beat mem
's giving cal the chance to gear up for the second round in the ncaa tournament. >>> plus -- >> on bob redell just powering through friday morning to get to the weekend for this wonderful weather and the show here at alameda county fairgrounds. hold onto your seats. live reporting coming up. >> hold onto your steering wheel. winds whipped through the bay area today only to be followed by a beautiful beach week. we'll have the latest on your ski totals and what you can expect right here in the bay area when we come right back. >>> it's friday. for some of us that means it's time to get out of town. our own bob redell is doing it in style. he joins us from good guys riyadh and custom show at the fairgrounds. tell us about the rod you were just riding in. >> yeah, good morning, jannelle. good to see you. i've got to tell you, one thing i like about this car, doesn't have the new car smell. that's kind of the whole idea when you're at the rod and custom show because you've got a true classic muscle car. you're looking at a 1969 chevy camaro, 700 horsepower on the hood, full race car suspen
lives. team cal at home is basically the dream. >> i'm going st. louis by four and cal buzzer beater by one in overtime. >> the cal bears are a big part of the bay area. we expect a big crowd and i think it will be a good site for the home team. go bears. >> cal and syracuse take the court at 6:40 this evening. we will bring you more from the fans here tonight win or lose at 11:00. >> thanks very much. >>> new details in the case of the san jose mother stabbed in broad daylight on friday. police released this picture of the man suspected of killing his girlfriend across the street from the sheriff's department. he had been stalking the woman for at least two years. the 29-year-old victim leaves blind a 10-year-old son and had a restraining order against him. >> detectives say he may be headed to mexico, possibly driving a dark green
see the colors here, didn't have to travel too far, the cal bears were assigned to san jose, essentially a home game. >> we're big basketball fans, i'm a cal alumni, the two together is really cool. >> they're a good team that deserves to be here. they fought real hard all year. i think they will have a good chance to go up the ladder. >> well, we shall see. cal is playing unlv as we speak, the winner advancing to the second round on saturday in san jose. >>> okay, you could call it green apple, ahead at six, the progress on an ambitious goal. >>> and a woman's emotional search for her service dog after somebody stole the little dog. >>> plus, in the hot seat, responding to an nbc bay area investigation, the california air national guard's highest ranking officer has to explain accusations of a toxic culture. >>> and good evening, in the nbc bay area center, after a lot of sunshine, temperatures are dropping a bit, throughout livermore, and cooler out at the coastline, we'll talk about the weekend weather and how high the temperatures will go. coming up in just a minute. . >
, san jose is ready for march madness. they will host teams from around the country to hp. cal and santa cruz are among the high profile teams. it's one of the biggest events in all of sports and it means big business from local restaurants and hotels. the games are on thursday and saturday in san jose. san francisco is turning to one of the world's richest men to cover its budget shortfall for the upcoming america's cup race. the city is asking billionaire larry ellison to help pay for the event. not only can he afford it, but he's got a vested interest since he'll be racing in it. the difference is more than 1300 signatures so far. if he agrees, the city won't have to tap into tax incomes to pay for the race. >> the $2.5 million mars rover is sidelined. ground control is in contact, but it cannot perform any of the scientific experiments it's supposed to do. scientists say the problem is most likely caused by space radiation. they have only a few days until a planetary alignment limits between earth and mars during most of april. >> he hasn't seen them in the content for a long time. >
began on march 13th we're back in a moment to talk about march madness and the cal basketball team. stay with us. for your first day? yeah. ♪ dad: you'll be fine, ok? girl: ok. dad: you look so pretty. ♪ i'm overprotective. that's why i got a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> ahmed fareed here. we had madness all over the bay. celebrating in berkley and all eyes were on the seats. barry larkins. first half, miami up 20. shane larkin hitting a three. part of a 28-6 miami run here. still the first, marcus duran, hitting the three at the buzzer. the tigers were sill down three. it was the final game for bob tomlinson. 25 years as a coach at his alma mater. >>> they're going to have to run through a very strong syracuse team coming off a win in montana. of course, we all know where berkley is, but cal wants to make sure the rest of the country does, as well. >> tomorrow will be a fwraet opportunity for us to make a name for ourselves and, you know, put ourselves on that, you know, national scale with, you know, teams like kansas and north carolina and duke. and it's j
in henry cal state park in the santa cruz mountains. his family apparently found him in the nearby town of ben lamon. before he disappeared yesterday, he was ticketed for illegal camping at that park. >>> after a temporary shutdown in the wake of child abuse allegations. center point christian preschool has been closed for five days to retrain teachers. allegations surfaced last week that a former teach er tied up 2-year-old girl with tape when a girl refused to take a nap. the school is investigating that incident. >>> meanwhile, a bay area woman wants to change the way schools report suspected child abuse. the assembly woman joan buchanan introducing two policies, one requiring schools to adopt new policies, reporting responsibilities as well as giving staff adequate training. a second bill would give schools the authority in child abuse cases to immediately remove teachers from the classroom. >>> a san jose police officer who shot and killed a suspect on monday night has been involved in a shooting before. the officer fired on the suspect after police say the suspect tried to run the
news locally here, the cal bears putting on a show in front of the hometown at the h.p. pavilion. the bears holding off a last-minute rally to knock off for a 64-61 victory. >> so happy we were able to win the tournament game. being the tournament, the last two minutes were two of the most excruciating minutes ever. >> top 32, though. >> we'll take it. >> cal here. sharing the love. cal will play number four ranked syracuse at 6:40. that will be tomorrow night at hp pavilion. looking for more magic there. the winner advancing to the ncaa team. we shifted from the gales to the bears. >> sounds good. 4:42. why san jose may be striking out on a plan to bring the a's to town. >> three people dead after a marine shoots another marine. the latest details next. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. at&t u-verse high speed internet offers more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hotspots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just $14.95 a month for 12 mon
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. they have to stop those two lanes until cal trance can get there to remove the big boulder from the roadway and clear the air aya. a little slow at the scene. a live look at the toll plaza. just your cash lanes, not the fast-track yet. the rest of the maze, your close to the speed limit, guys. thank goodness. >>> 6:11. coming up, blue and gold glory. the big upset win that's giving cal the chance to gear up for the next round in the ncaa tournament. >> a live look outside. fraens this morning, that's a beautiful shot out there. the wind a little bit. looking forward to it. nice weekend on tap. we'll keep looking at that forecast for you. a lot of news ahead. 6:11. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and b
about democrats and republicans. the choice he's making between stanford and cal. that's up next. >>> taking a beautiful, live look outside. yeah, despite the soggy skies to start our day, waiti for the sun's arrival. we do need the rain. and the snow in the sierras. nice, too. a lot more ahead. it's 6:21. stick around. >>> spring is here. so is march madness. converging on san jose this morning, getting ready for the ncaa tournament. teams will start practicing at hp pavilion this morning. among them, the bay area's very own cal bears will take on unlv tomorrow. syracuse, st. louis and oklahoma state will also be playing in san jose. >>> don't forget those gales. st. marys getting off to a great start. advancing to the next round of 64. st. marys beating middle tennessee. the gales will take on memphis tomorrow. >> i'm guessing you stayed up and watched that entire game. >> i did. i did. i had a chance to go to bed early but i couldn't. >> why would you? >> i'm a gale. >> president obama's brackets, he always gets in on the basketball stuff here. his bracket will be revealed in
, half marathon and 5-k. i'm going to enter when there's a half 5-k. >>> cal basketball fans are waking up this morning a little disappointed as the golden bears came up just short against syracuse last night. a live look at the calm pavilion that morning. "today in the bay's" kimberly terry has reaction from the hometown crowd. >> reporter: cal fans predicted it would be a tight game. but they were still hoping for a win. >> i'm going to go cal, buzzer beater, by one. in overtime. >> reporter: no such luck. syracuse clinched the win, 66-60. >> swatted away! >> we were so sad that they didn't play better. but syracuse really had a great defense. >> there's more talent on syracuse's team, basically, i felt. so, you know, they tried but they lost. >> they didn't shoot enough. a lot of dribbling. a lot of passing. got to shoot to win. >> williams. one of the top assist men in the country. >> reporter: syracuse was a higher seed going into the matchup with number 12 cal. golden bears fans were hoping playing so close to berkeley would give them home court advantage. >> they didn't take it a
. there are four games tomorrow with two more on saturday. 12th seeded cal takes on number 5 unlv tomorrow afternoon. >>> we have a follow-up to our lead story yesterday. santa clara is putting it all on the line for super bowl l. they agreed to give up millions of dollars in revenue if the niners end up hosting the game in 2016. miami, the other city in the running refused the nfl's demands. they include a waiver on ticket surcharges and hotel charges for employees. the league will announce the host city in late may. >>> we're learning tonight that bay area commuters are so tired of traffic they'll pay to avoid it. that's the case here. where tolls are coming in 25% higher than expected. the mercury news reports the toll lanes on interstate 80 and highway 287 are bringing in 58% more money than expected. the toll charge ranges from 30 cents to more than 5 bucks. cal transis converting to toll ways over the next five years. >>> for many of us green means red. as in red noses and eyes. the grass pollens this year are out much earlier than usual. marianne favro joins us with why this could b
, not free. among the games, cal and unlv, which starts at 4:30 p.m. >> a long day of fun. we'll be right back with sports. >>> welcome back to nbc bay area. tell the truth, is 13 an unlucky number? the warriors entered the night with 13 games remaining in the regular season and needed some luck while visiting the spurs. they haven't won in san antonio since 1997. let's get to some action. second quarter, warriors down nine. stef curry, lazy pass. the steal and a jam at the other end. warriors down 13 at the break. fourth quarter, golden state cut it town to five. but tim duncan still has game. he had 25 points, 13 rebounds. spurs win 104-93. >>> the cal bears men's basketball team is the number 12 seed in the eastern region, but they open the tournament a top, skip and jump from their backyard. the bears face number five seed unlv tomorrow. they're scheduled to tip off at 4:27. mike montgomery says his guys are prepared for the big dance. >> i think everybody is pretty aware that we're not prepared mentally. i think they were disappointed. we played for the conference championship and gr
. the basketball court, now in place and getting all shined up for thursday's slate of games. cal and syracuse, among the high-profile teams playing in san jose at the h.p. the ncaa tournament, one of the biggest events in sports. that means big-time business for local restaurants and hotels. before the tournament gets under way, the final teams that need to play their way in go off tonight. >> here we go. tonight, who? >> st. mary's, the gaels. >> my gaels are vowing for a spot in the big dance. the gaels already in dayton, getting ready to take on middle tennessee. >> i like the fact you're getting your groove on. >> i've been dancing since tuesday. the game's at 6:10. nobody bother me at that time. the winner gets the 11th seed in the midwest region. >>> as far as the women, and the stanford women, they won't have to go anywhere, as they bid for ncaa title. they claimed the number one seed in the spokane regional. they get to play at home, which is good news, on sunday. the cal women also made their way into the tournament, claiming the two seed in the spokane regional. they'll cake off for
. the eight teams playing in san jose got a chance to check out the court yesterday. >> among those teams, cal, which starts its quest for the final four at precisely 4:37. the bears taking on the running rebels of unlv. the bears, the number 12 seed in the eastern region. bob redell will be bringing us all the action coming up in about half an hour. >>> it is a big day. st. mary's also will be playing today. all the way in auburn hills, michigan. they play memphis at 11:45 this morning. gaels fans can gather at dryden hall at st. mary's to cheer on their men and a watch party at pete's tavern. >> the gales may be a long ways away in detroit but they are very close to your heart. >>> a very special day for one bay area company coming up next. >> plus, tweetening the deal. how you can soon early the free cup of joe even faster at starbucks. >>> a commercial pilot tries to bring his passengers down safely. >>> good thursday morning. live pictures from the west bank where the president is visiting the mideast there visiting with the palestinian authority. something we are monitoring all morning l
. >>> to college hoops where all the bay area men teams are out. cal fell to syracuse on saturday. >> the ladies still have a chance. cal women play against university of south florida. women move on to the sweet 16. >>> sanford women are off after surviving an upset. they play tomorrow night against michigan. gametime is 6:50 at maple it's pavilion >>> the winner of this weekend's oakland marathon says he is disappointed with his performance. 9100 runners took part in the 5 k, half and full marathon, as well as four person team relay. winners were from the bay area. the women's winner says she wasn't sure she was going to run until this weekend. while the winner of the men's marathon says he is disappointed with himself. he has previously run the 26.2 miles 10 minutes faster than winning time. >> he finished at 2:37 and he is disappointed. >> don't be too hard on him. >>> i crossed the golden gate bridge and there are signs everywhere alerting drivers that the electronic system is going to change. >> we will talk about that at the end of the report here. that's a great bit of information that t
. >>> first, let the madness begin. we'll tell you if cal and st. marys were punching their tickets to the big dance, next in sports. >>> ahmed fareed here at the xfinity sports desk. madness has crept into the bay area, and not just at some st. patrick's day party, although there too. we're talking march madness. selection sunday, the day every college basketball team learns it's ncaa fate. the cal bears earned the 12 seed in the east region, setting up a rematch with unlv in san jose. the bears fell by a single point to the running rebels in december. mike montgomery's squad finished the season with a 20-11 record. and good news for the st. mary's gaels. they made the tournament by the skin of their teeth. they'll take on middle tennessee state for the 11 seed in the midwest region. randy bennett's squad finished 27-6 on the season. it is their eighth tournament appearance in school history. >>> and it is not the tournament stanford wanted to play, in but they'll do their best to defend their nit title. the cardinal is the number four seed. they'll host stephen f. austin tuesday at 8:00. ste
the selection committee of that and the cal bears say thank you very much. they will play at hp pavilion against the five seed unlv. an incredible advantage from a fan standpoint but in terms of travel and preparation, an ideal situation. >> we definitely were surprised that we get to stay so close to home. hopefully we can get a good fan base out there and get good crowds out there to be behind us. we think it is a good situation for us. >> i think they are pretty excited. it is a close to home game. i expect a lot of students and alumni. i am happy. >> getting to stay close to home and the same for unlv, makes so much sense to me to have your people, your fans, your people that followed you all year long to be able to be involved potentially with the game. that makes it more fun for everybody. >>> how about the ladies? cal is representing there, as well. a two seed in the spokane region of the ncaa women's tournament. the bears will play fresno state in lubbock saturday 1:20 local time. cal could find itself on a collision course with a bay area area because the cardinals will take on six team
jose. your cal bears getting it done out of the round of the ncaa tournament playing saturday trying to keep the magic going. we will keep you posted on their trek to a possible national championship >>> another band-aid and short-term fix for the national budget. the house vote willing to keep the government running for the next six months. the plan in place keeps $85 billion in spending cuts in the pentagon and domestic programs. temporary furlough for hundreds of thousands of government workers will stay in place. the spending authorization is on the way to the white house right now for the president's signature. >> 5:13. samsung is coming to mountainview. the tech company famous for its galaxy series smart phones and its infamous patent with apple has signed a release to put a new research and development headquarters on campus that has yet to be built. they approved plans for this week for the two six-story buildings on clyde avenue near highway 101. the building developer says the finished product will be lead certified, meaning it is energy efficient. >> in a tech world, copy
tournament. >> both cal and stanford expect to be placed in the team bracket. >>> speaking of fellows, they found out their fate yesterday. the cal bears earning the 12th seat. they will be facing unlv keeping it close thoem. the bears loss to the the running rebels by one point. a little rematch here. here is hoping for a better result. >> let's hope for the st. mary's gaels as well. they will play middleton tomorrow. winner gets the 11th seed and will play memphis on thursday if they get tomorrow's game. >> an outside guess. are you cheering for st. mary's? >> i think it is pretty obvious, right? that's the one thing i am biased on. >>> coming up, a call for accountability. nut campaign all set to get larry elson ready to pay for the america's cup. >> a car is careening into a bay area storefront. we're going to tell you what led up to that crash. >> get up to the minute the minute you are up on "today in the bay." >>> a budding race car driver killed his own teenage cuz yin. what investigator rs saying about the cause >>> the city of oakland coming up with a new plan to fight crime
of the teeth will take on middle tennessee state. and the quadfinished 27-6 on the season. all, the cal bears in the eastern region, setting up a rematch with unlv. they fell by a single point to the running rebels in december. and they finish with a 20-11 record. they are in, now they just have to win, guys. >>> one last check of the forecast. you mentioned rain, mentioned snow. quite not as remarkable as all that. >> compared to what we are used to seeing. >> can i interrupt and say you are not wearing green. >> olive green right here. >> oh, that's really important when we're talking about it. >> if i wore kermit green, i would be i visible. >> we learned that the hard way. >> that would be fun. >> green on the radar, tuesday into wednesday, upper 60s, near 70 for one more day. rain starts to come in. probably not going to impact tuesday morning commute. but as we head through the afternoon, there is the green showing up. rain tapering off to wednesday morning. but a pretty dry looking forecast. and you consider, this time year, storms could drop an inch or two of rain, this one, if we're
. that includes games at the shark tank that start tomorrow. that's where you catch cal bears taking on unlv. last night st. mary's getting off to a good start in the ncaa tournament, wing and advancing to 64. st. mary's beats up on middle tennessee, 67-54. the gales in action. still alive. take on memphis tomorrow. >> i got no words to describe it. it's awesome. no comparison. this the best i ever had. >> the celebration continues in the dominican republic as a new world champion was crowned at at&t park. the dominican republic was perfect through the entire world baseball classic. topping off the journey with an emotional 3-0 win over puerto rico to claim the title. the team has a few distinct san francisco ties with giants reliever santiago casilla. former out field eer moise alou >>> giants home opener friday april 5th. again, the cardinals. >> huge win. he said bigger than the world series. >> i know. all about hometown pride. when we come back, joe cool is entering the hall of fame again. >> we'll explain that coming up. >>> sacramento is rolling out the red carpet tonight to honor some very
, cal berkeley professor robert wohlin ski passed away. he was one of the first guys who did artificial intelligence. his family and friends say robert loved everyone except people who called him bob. >> we won't call him bob. >> thank you very much. >>> all right. time to check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. >> the clouds are already forming. >> they are thickening up, ladies. good morning to you, laura, martinez. a good day shaping up. the only day without any rain chances, even though we have a very slight chance towards midnight. 11:30 to midnight might be getting our first activity. show you what i mean in a minute. for the moment, 54 in nevada, 64 in concord, not bad in san jose, 55 degrees. you're at 60 in sunnyvale. here is the weathermaker offshore. continue to pump clouds all day long, making the big ridge of high pressure, what we call a dirty ridge. even though we're slated to hit 60s and 70s. that breeze will pick up. you will notice clouds thicker by the time the day is done. mostly cloudy, look like rain, smell like rain. hold off on showers. 64 in fremo
a few minutes. >>> and i'm scott reiss. the cal bears are bound and determined to get the bad taste of the pac-12 tournament out of their mouth. plus the harbaugh brothers reunited for the first time since the super bowl. any hard feelings? if you like shrimp, then you're going to love sizzler's shrimp combos starting at just $9.99! four kinds of shrimp, seasoned just right and served in three new combinations. at sizzler! >>> talk about your hot yoga. yoga pants by lululemon are being recalled because the pants are see through. there was an issue with one of the suppliers and that resulted in lulupants that are just too sheer. the pants were sold between march 1 and march 16. people in san francisco say the pants can be expensive but they are comfortable and last a long time. they were surprised by the recall. the company is working with the supplier to get to the bottom of the issue. lululemon is offering a full refund on the sheer yoga pants. if you have them take them back. >> very stylish. i see everyone around town wearing those pants. let's bring in jeff ranieri with the fore
of the california state house championship and one of the craziest finishes you are going to see. plus cal still dancing. they are fired up for syracuse up next. from the x finity sports desk the bears talk about how they plan on pulling off another upset. if you like shrimp, then you're going to love sizzler's shrimp combos starting at just $9.99! four kinds of shrimp, seasoned just right and served in three new combinations. at sizzler! >>> the dominican republic celebrating a win capping a perfect 8-0 run while becoming the only undefeated team ever in the third edition. and fans of the dominican republic joining the players to celebrate the style. reliever wanted the chance as well as a general manager. all making their home country proud. on the other side giants outfielder was named to the all team. >> it is puerto rico. we play with our heart. i tip my hat to the dominicans. >> the field crew gets ready for the home opener. n . >>> from baseball to wine. it's that time of year after the winter slumber our local vines are awake. bay area wine makers are a little nervous. here is joe rosato
thousands of people are expected to check out the second round action of the ncaa tournament. the cal bears are sure to draw the biggest crowd. they take on syracuse tonight at 6:40. the winner moves on to the sweet 16. cal is ready for the challenge. >> it's a great opportunity for us to make a name for ourselves and put ourselves in that national scale with teams like kansas and north carolina and duke. >> on thursday, the bears held off a last-minute rally by unlv to hold on for a 64-61 win. and oakland will be filled with runners from around the country tomorrow. it is the city's fourth annual running festival and it is expected to be the first with nice weather. the festival includes a 5-k, a half marathon and a full marathon with 26 bands and deejays lining the course to cheer on runners with their music. many were forced to pull out at the last minute because of the bad weather the last three years of the festival. leaving race organizers especially thrilled about this weekend's warm forecast. >>> still ahead on "today in the bay," you've seen those little bumper stickers that say do
is the selection for the college women's basketball tournament. >> cal and stanford expected to be replaced in the 6 and 4 team bracket. >> the guys found out their fate yesterday. the cal bears earning the 12th seat in the east facing unlv this thursday, close to home at the hp paf yil vvilion. they lost by a single point in december. cheers and hoping for a better route this time around. they will play middle tennessee state tomorrow. winner gives the 11th seed in the midwest and will play on thursday. >> one team also missed selection day, at least watching it, because they were stuck in traffic. the st. louis millikins were heading to the report. they got snarled up in all the traffic. the bus had to pull off at a best buy. they convinced the store manager to turn the selectsion show in their home theater section. you can see them there in their comfortable seats. they earned the number four seed in the midwest region. this he play at the hp pavilion this thursday. not sure if they picked up electronics, head phones. >> 5:57 right now. still ahead. city of oakland comes up with a new pl
shined up for thursday's slate of games. cal and syracuse, among the high-profile teams playing in san jose at the h.p. the ncaa tournament, one of the biggest events in sports. that means big-time business for local restaurants and hotels. >>> as far as the women, and the stanford women, they won't have to go anywhere, as they bid for ncaa title. they claimed the number one seed in the spokane regional. they get to play at home, which is good news, on sunday. the cal women also made their way into the tournament, claiming the two seed in the spokane regional. they'll cake off for lubbock, texas, to play number 15 seed, fresno state. >>> check the forecast now. >> good morning to you. we got a good-looking day shaping up. we're going to hold off on showers until later this evening. mostly between 5:00 and 7:00. and only expecting the bulk of the moisture to sit north of the golden gate bridge. 65 at the coast. 63. i'm going to time out the storm system to your doorstep coming up. and let you know how much rain we're expecting. you might not be impressed. nonetheless, we need it. and i'
will start practicing in hp pavilion today. among them, the very own cal bears taking on unlv tomorrow. also coming to town, syracuse, st. louis and oklahoma states will all be playing in san jose, getting ready for the big dance. >> we are officially in spring this morning as well. and the rain decided to come down. meteorologist christina loren, she warned us. >> some people are singing in the rain this morning, because they need it for all those crops they've been planting. a lot of people starting that spring garden. we need this rain. right now, the heaviest activity is moving through vallejo. mostly over the course of your rush hour drive. widespread on and off showers through noon. we'll start to see let-up, turning more showery in nature, lighter, more spotty. second half of the day between noon and 5:00, most of that activity pushes into the south bay. we're clear for the most part. partially, at least. between 5:00 to 10:00, wind also pick up as that system moves out. tomorrow morning, with an unsettled atmosphere, still a fair game for a shower or two, but not expecting anything h
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hoops, the men's teams are out saturday. >> leave it to the ladies. the women still have a chance. cal women play tonight against university of south florida. the winner moves on to the sweet 16. >> the stanford women are off tonight after surviving an upset by tulsa. they play tomorrow night against michigan. game time is 6:50 at maples pavilion. >>> the winner of the oakland marathon says he is disappointed with his performance. winners of the men and women's marathon were from the bay area. the women's winner wasn't sure she was going to run until this weekend. the winner of the men's marathon says he is disappointed. he has previously run the 26.2 miles ten minutes faster than his winning time. he wasn't giving it his all but still won. >> he ran it in two hours and 37 minutes. that's incredible. >>> for those that prefer to drive their 26.2 miles, scott mcgrew says don't wear your google glass at the time. >> at least not in west virginia. they would ban the use of google glass or other head-mounted computers while driving. he saw one of the google founders with his google glass h
on oklahoma state. that tips off at 1:40. cal versus unlv, the local golden bears go to work at 4:27 and montana takes on syracuse, the orangemen at 6:57. the winners will play in the next rount saturday at the hp pavilion. the times will be announced later on. in the meantime, st. mary's gaels, they have to get some work done. they have a playing game in dayton, ohio on tuesday at 6:10. they take on middle tennessee state. i know you are sending out the magic, feeling the good vibrations for your gales. you have the banner at your desk. are you going to start parading around with that? >> there we go. 6:22. coming up, the barista voted one of the bess in the the southwest. where you can go to sample it. >>> tracking taxis. we will let you know and how you can keep track of your cab's every move. >>> welcome back. going live to san francisco. it stays dark a little longer and gives us a spectacular picturesque look. 6:25. >>> soon, you could be able to track the exact location of every available taxi driver in san francisco just by using your smart phone. the city is proposing a n
, the so cal knight. >> i love that. >> yes. >>> let's check in with rob m d maye mayeda. thanks to our sea breeze, we're cooling down things off. 40s and low 50s outside. and very likely we'll see some patches of low clouds for the morning. right now down to 51 degrees. 49 san francisco and in santa cruz. 49 degrees, watching for the low clouds to form. you can see the wind direction. southwest at 17 into fairfield that is a pretty good push of cooler ocean air into solano county and into the east bay, which will set the stage for some clouds to start tomorrow, and very likely a cooler afternoon for tomorrow as well. so 70s not likely to be in the forecast. so we're looking for some areas of morning mist too along the coast and peninsula for tomorrow morning. and then partly cloudy skies for the afternoon highs. low to mid-60s, and then starting tuesday into wednesday, eespecially for the north bay, there is a chance of seeing some showers as an area of low pressure approaches the coast, and an increasing chance of showers i think as we be through the weekend. satellite and radar mainl
to the morning commute. >> that's right. the rail. mass transit update. cal tran between san antonio and california, north through palo alto basically, expect major delays system wide. i expect the train speeds through that area. earlier a crash sounds like it killed somebody on the track through the area. the investigation continues. slow drive through the peninsula, san mateo, slow 101 from san bruno to san francisco due to a series of crashes. back to you. >> thank you very much. once again an amber alert in the south bay. they are looking for a white jeep cherokee. another local news update in half an hour. ♪ i want to you rock me, rock me ♪ >>> 8:30 on this monday morning the 25th of march, 2013, start of easter week. passover begins today. looking at the weather you might think it was january, we have storms in a big part of the country this morning, cold temperature ss hanging on. i'm savannah guthrie alongside matt lauer, al roker and tamron hall in for natalie this morning. >>> this is a fun segment we always fling philip galanis in, talks about sticky social situations
jose got a chance to test out the court yesterday. among them, cal, which starts their quest for the final four at 4:37 this afternoon against unlv. the golden bears are the number 12 seed in the eastern region. saint mary's will be playing today but all the way in auburn hills, michigan. they play memphis at 11:45 this morning. fans will gather at dryden hall to cheer on their team. there will also be a watch party at pete's tavern in san francisco. got to love the enthusiasm. te >>> the time is 10:29. beautiful sunshiny day over sunol. you can see the hills get to stay green a little bit longer because of the rain that came through. we have good air quality. feel free to open up the windows in your home. highs right about average for this time of year. 67 in livermore. 68 in concord. 63 right here in san jose. it's been a rough commute in oakland this morning, mike. >> yeah, just as oakland was getting better, fremont kicked in. now fremont is getting better here. but look at the map, the farther back we go, more problems coming off the dumbarton bridge. another crash just
'm laura garcia-cannon. cal moving on in the ncaa tournament. they beat unlv. stanford plays tulsa sunday at home at maples pavilion. today turning out to be glorious. >> it really is nice. good morning to you. inland, 70, warmer days ahead, 71, 65 at the coast. rain returns next week tuesday through friday. hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. ♪ >>> welcome to "today" on this friday morning, march 22nd, 2013. we have got a lot of folks outside celebrating the kickoff for the first spring weekend here in rockefeller plaza. wee waiting for spring to actually show up. >> yeah, dylan what's up with that? >> stop apologizing, not your fault as al would be quick to point out. >> lighright. >> we're here with dylan dreyer and jason kennedy pinching for willie and al as well. take three tod
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